1801 to 1967
Values, images, and specifications for British
two pence coins from 1801 to 1967.
Only two years of United
Kingdom twopence coins
were minted for circulation,
under Victoria in 1838 and 1848, however many years
were minted for Maundy
sets both prior to, and from
We have also included the 1797 copper twopence from King George III's era in this section, as it was circulating during the formation of the UK, and it is quite an interesting coin...
The 1797 'cartwheel twopence' was Britain's only copper
twopence, and also Britains largest circulation issue coin.
The other two circulation issue twopence
were both 92.5% silver, and minted for
use in the British colonies, so were not
technically UK circulating coinage.
1 twopence = 2 pennies
= 1/6 of a shilling = 1/120 of a pound
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